16:45 LRN Sportscast April 28th

After drafting a cornerback and offensive tackle in the first round, the Saints have three more draft picks today. Picks 10 and 12 in the second round and pick 39 from the third round. Selecting a pass-rusher remains a top priority and it remains to be seend if New Orleans will take a quarterback. The second round begins at 6 PM.

Former LSU running back Leonard Fournette, was taken with the fourth overall pick, and visited with his new team today the Jacksonville Jaguars. He’ll wear number 27 for the Jags. Two picks after Fournette was taken, the New York Jets selected Jamal Adams. And Adams met with the New York media today.

Tre’Davious White was drafted by the Bills and he talked about how he shared a bed with his brother while growing up in Shreveport…
cut 30 (05) “…time soon”
White had 34 pass breakups during his LSU career.

The LSU Tigers go for the series victory against Alabama tonight. The Bayou Bengals beat Alabama last night eight to two as Alex Lange struck out 10 for a victory on the mound. Tonight, senior lefty Jared Poche gets the start for the Tigers. He’s 6-3 with a 3.28 ERA. The Crimson Tide will send senior Nick Eicholtz to the hill. He’s been hit around this season as his ERA is 5.49.

UL Lafayette begins a big series tonight in Texas as the Cajuns visit UT-Arlington. The Ragin Cajuns are looking to extend their nine game winning and their small lead for first place in the Sun Belt West Division. The Mavericks are right behind the Cajuns in the standings and they’ve won five in a row.

27th ranked McNeese State also begins a big series in Texas against Sam Houston State. These are two of the top teams in the Southland. The Cowboys have a 3.5 game lead in the conference standings over the Bearkats. McNeese is trying to win its first league title since 2000.